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't it be nice if we had her back in washington now. >> we only skimmed the surface in 90 minutes of 81 entering years of life. if you want to learn more. i thank the white house historical association for their ♪elp in this series. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> on c-span tonight, libyan activist discuss. then another chance to watch "first ladies" on the life of dolley madison. >> coming up on the next "washington journal," -- 's tomorrow night, on c-span encore presentation of "first ladies" -- is not>> campaigning allowed. you cannot do that and you cannot ask for office directly. you have used subtle back channels. women were a good conduit for that. come to spread their gossip and ask their favors. she knows she cannot trust these people. she is not naÏve. a lot of them are spreading false information, false gossip, they are misleading and have all of their own agendas. she is aware of the political gain going on and is not a fan. >> the encore presentation continues tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern o
night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span programs on every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, sarah polk, mark rhett taylor and abigail fillmore. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] sarah polk was on diplomacy and her strong suit is intelligence and political discussion. >> she made no bones about the fact she took an interest in politics. and that she was her husband's partner. >> she grew naup political household in tennessee. her father was a local politician so she grew up loving politics. she married james after he won a seat in the legislature. because she would not have married him if he had -- >> unfortunately for james k. polk he died three months after leaving the white house. and sarah began a 42-year widowhood. polk place became a shrine to her husband and she would invite anybody who wanted to to come to visit and see the objects she had collected through her long and illustrious political career. >> to live there for many years on her own. during the civil war, generals on both
at the 1963 march on washington for jobs on freedom. "he has got the whole world in his hands. >> let us listen please to the words of this song and understand that in the heart of our creator, every soul has the same value and should be valued equally. thank you very much for the opportunity to sing for you. ♪ he's got the whole world in his hands. he's got the whole wide world in his hands. he's got the whole world in his hands. he's got the whole world in his hands. [singing "he's got the whole ♪orld in his hands"] ♪ [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the speaker of the united states house of representatives, the honorable john boehner. >> how about a round of applause? [applause] let me thank my colleagues for their testimonials and express my gratitude to all the members of staff of the congressional black caucus in their assistance planning this ceremony. we have many guests. the mayor is here. our attorney general is here. we want to welcome all of you. right now, i have the distinct honor of introducing a great patriot, the recipient of the presidential medal of freedom, a
-span. programs on every first lady, from martha washington. tonight, elizabeth munro and catherine adams. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> elizabeth monroe was a true partner in her husband's career. they were a love story and absolutely devoted to each other. elizabeth monroe had a well- developed sense of style and image. this is a woman who knew how to carry herself with great elegance. >> it is called the era of good feeling. >> this is a woman who spoke french. >> very great beauty. she received is seldom anything in the white house. she hated it. >> dignity, civility. those are the words that come to mind. >> elizabeth monroe served as first lady from 1817 to 1825 as a time known as the era of good feeling. coming up, we will explore her life and what were not always happy times inside the white house for this woman born into a well-to-do new york family. she married james monroe at the age of 17 and traveled new york extensively with him. she brought with her to the white house a certain french
think about the march on washington they only think about the dream speech and that part of the speech. they don't think about anything else and you are right. he said a lot harsher things than anyone talked about. this is including the absence of women on the stage on purpose. they even missed the dream part of the speech. they were looking so much for the violence that they did not see it. i'm wondering how they thought, with anyen there, notice that they've missed the story. >> i want to address media coverage on the march on washington and i remember the three major networks were there. withoutered it interruption and they broadcasted it to europe. "the washington post" assign more than 60 reporters to cover that story. it was really big news. a congressman, you said that the civil rights movement without the media would be like a bird without wings. what did you mean? >> i meant that. >> i know you did, but tell us what you meant. without the media, especially in the american south, without reporters, without the photographer, without the cameras to bring the message .nto the livi
in the 1963 march on washington remember the events of that day in a discussion hosted by the martin luther king, jr. memorial library in washington, d.c. this is an hour 30 minutes. >> when our archivist suggested that i conduct oral histories with people that attended the march, i jumped at the opportunity to hear firsthand accounts of the days that i, like many of you, had only known about in books, photos and media reflections. i was curious about literal and other journeys that people took to get to the lincoln memorial on that hot august day in 1963. we put out a call for people it into the march to be interviewed and the panelists here today were the first to answer that call. it is important to note that this is the beginning of an ongoing project and derek and our collection not only oral histories but also memorabilia and other artifacts from the march to the washingtonian the community archive. two of the panelists, peter bailey and doctor ella kelly were right under my nose as their regular attendees to the black studies lecture series that takes place in the black study center
th anniversary of the march on washington. [applause] >> 50 years ago there was not a single woman on the program. today we are honored to have not just one young person but several young people on the program today. it is certainly a tribute to the work and legacy of so many people that have gone on before us. 50 years ago today, in a symbolic shadow of abraham lincoln my father stood in this very spot and declared to this nation his dream to let freedom ring all the people being manacled by a system of discrimination. he commissioned us to go back to our various cities, towns, hamlets, states and villages and let freedom ring. the reverberation of the sound of that freedom message has amplified and echoed since 1963 through the decades and coast to coast throughout this nation and even around the world. and as we are summoned again back to these hallowed grounds to send out a clarion call to let freedom ring. since that time, as a result of the civil rights act of 1964, voting rights act of 1965, the fair housing act of 1968, we have witnessed great strides toward freedom for al
at washington. lastwas held hostage december, and i thought i was going to be added to this list. i was lucky after five unpleasant days. i got out. there was a gun battle and a rescue and i managed to escape. i was rescued and escaped. i returned to syria last week for the first time since being kidnapped, and instead of having list, iadded to this have the honor of paying respect to my colleagues who did not make it, and i would like to thank the newseum for that privilege. the question is, why do we do it? why take the risks? is it for fun, ford venture? -- for adventure? is it for the money? there are easier ways to make money than this. like the earth's plates when they snap like violent political change, and we see how the plates are fitting together. we do so the innocents have a voice. we do it because we have decided this is what we want to do with our slice of time on this planet. event back in may. all of the available in our field library at www.c-span.org. looking live at the iwo jima memorial just outside washington based on the photograph by joseph rosenthal in 1945. it was the
troops to general washington. there is no doubt this was a massive setback for the british war effort. but the fact remains that even surrendering 7000 troops to washington, the british still and tens of thousands of more troops in north america and they could have somebody tens of thousands of more troops from other parts of the empir empiref they had decided to do so. but they were not able to do so because of the power of a new force in insurgent warfare, a term that was only going to faithfully in 1776, the power of public opinion. now, if the founding fathers had been battling the roman empire i can assure you that the romans, no matter how many battlefield defeats they would've suffered, would have come back and george washington, the founders, would have been crucified quite literally. the fact that this did not happen is because of what happened in an institution that the roamers did not have to worry about, at least not after the rise of the empire. and that was the house of commons, parliament. in 1782, a year, in the year after the battle of yorktown it was a very close vot
. grew up in washington, d c -- d.c. she knew dolley madison when she was a little girl. they went to st. john's church on lafayette square. when she was 5-10 years old, she knew dolly madison. her father was a very famous naval commandants who took a ship on a commercial ship that went down. it was an act of bravery because he made sure that all the passengers on board got off a first. his widow and his daughter, their only child, then living in new york city were given all sorts of awards, a monument to him at annapolis naval academy. alan arthur is really interesting. she does not become first lady, but she influences the administration. very similar to racial jackson jacksonl the way that she was the ghost, the memory of her. chester arthur made several appointments, four we know of, specifically of people who had known his wife. one was a cousin in the office of the attorney general made assistant attorney general. another was in the treasury. it was very controversial that he named the superintendent of the naval academy, he appointed a friend of theirs, a childhood friend of his w
hosted by the stemson center in washington, d.c. included analysts like stuart bolin, inspector general for iraq reconstruction and his recent report arguing that a the u.s. does not have a well executed plan to implement and oversee the reconstruction efforts. defense department and u.n. officials also participated in the discussion. this is an hour and a half. >> good morning everyone. i am ellen laipson and i'm delighted to welcome you to the stimson center for this muggy of this conversation about war and peace new tools for messy transition. we are gathering at the time that we can see the end of both the iraq and afghanistan engagement, and this event in a way is pivoted around the offer by the special inspector general for the iraqi reconstruction to present some of the findings for the final report so the special inspector general office created in 2004 is now completing its work so it is a moment of reflection and looking back at what are some of the lessons of iraq, but we know that iraq is such an out liar and may be such an exception in the kind of engagement both the united
in washington, she took her sweets where she could find them. apparently she had her sons and others buy chocolate shells by the barrelful and she writes about the medicinal qualities of fudge. i mean it was as if she took it where she could find them. that's pretty pathetic. >> i would say that the shells are probably not bon-bons. she is not sitting on her sofa munching. they're the cocoa bean shell. you would steep them in hot water. it would be like coffee and you would add milk. she was interested in the medicinal qualities of it. i wouldn't go too far on john quincy's sourness. there is affection between the two of them and great love. otherwise she could have stayed in quincy. >> after they lost, i think, the daughter, is it true he gave her a book on the diseases of the mind? >> some months later, yes. >> it's the modernize, the insensitivity. he is certainly not a modern husband. louisa had by one count nine miscarriages. >> minimum five and a still birth, officially more. -- potentially more. they are sometimes hard to read into it because of how discreet they are with their la
in washington, he started as a reporter's reporter. about how he likes we like to describe. he is a third-generation newsman. down at the under the table is alex mueller, who gives us a different perspective. he gives us a graphic perspective and he has background in graphic design and journalism. both were rollcall and for the hill. we have experienced much of the industry. those are our panelists. we are very happy to have all of them here. , i am not going to make any kind of presentation. but we would just like to throw out some questions, to jump and come an analyst at jumping in with each other and we will talk about whatever you want to talk about. i would like to ask the panelist to talk about how you do things differently so how is this effective in communicating politics? >> i would like to say that we threw out the mold in terms of stories when we created politifact. we thought that the inverted term and was not going to be the way that they had a whole different form of journalism. it was something where the information was communicated both through an individual and fact chec
on washington, i pay tribute to the visionary organizer of the original march by rustin. as a fellowship of reconciliation staff, rustin co- founded and organized the first freedom ride in 1947. an african-american gay man, rustin was a quaker. his life commitment to nonviolence as a spiritual discipline exemplifies that pacifism is anything but passive. he pursuit -- refused to accept more by denying society's expectations that he be straight. he refused to be at war with another nation by being in prison as a conscientious objector during world war ii, and he refused to be at war with humanity by not accepting diminishment or division based on race. in every situation, rustin rejected violence, conflicts, and strife, and instead showed peace. he and rev. james lawson, another staffer, are credited with convincing rev. dr. king early on that nonviolence had to be the path to freedom. and so, on this day, how can we pay tribute to this legacy of nonviolence and peace, to dr. king's refusal to see another as enemy, as we are poised to attack syria? rustin and king showed us, over and over
, his guilty" issumed premiering on msnbc will stop on the next washington journal, the rise of the conversation on drones and privacy issues. 745, -- and seven: 45, would talk about domestic drones -- at 7:45, we talk about the usage of domestic drones. , a privacy and west. washington journal begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time every day on c-span. wednesday, the center for american progress hosts a former -- a forum for preventing and ending human trafficking. obama's half-sister will be a speaker at the event. remember the march ending and dr. king delivering that speech will stop president kennedy invited us back to the white house and he stood in the door of the oval office to meet each one of us. he was like a beaming and proud father. he was glad that everything had gone so well. .e said, you did a good job he said to dr. king, you had a dream. >> tomorrow, we will look back with a panel conversation with john lewis and your chance to call in and comment. starting at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. ladieson two of first begins monday, september 9 with a look at the life of
.. >> the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. and later, senator tom coburn hears from his constituents during a town hall meeting in oklahoma. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> host: walt mossberg, has technology plateaued? >> guest: oh, no, absolutely not. absolutely not. technology is always changing and always coming up with -- technology companies are always coming up with something new, and there are new technology companies all the time incubating, a lot of them are in what we call stealth mode. we don't even know who they are. certain technologies plateau and things move on, but in general, no. not at all. >> host: i guess i ask that because the last couple years we've had the explosion of smartphones, we've had tablets come online. what's out there? >> guest: well, first of all, there are vast numbers of people especially in the less developed cups, but even in the developed countries who don't own a smartphone and, certainly, there are vast thurms that don't own -- numbers th
.com/cspan. discussion continues tomorrow morning on "washington journal." we will have a look at the latest on the overnight news of violence in egypt. a guest from the center of american progress and from the cato institute talk about the constitutionality of state nullification issues. grid ands. electric its former building, and a guest from the pew research center in our america by the numbers serious. -- series. tomorrowon journal," and everyday day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. to the whitete house 2016 coverage with senator amy klobuchar, democrat of minnesota. she will receive the beacon award for hillary clinton tomorrow at the annual wingding in clear lake, iowa. live coverage of that event at 7:00 p.m. eastern. season two of "first ladies," influence and image, begins monday, september 9 with a look at the life of edith roosevelt. all this month, encore presentations of season one. each weeknight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, from -- programs of every first lady from martha washington to ida mckinley. tonight, mary todd lincoln. [captioning performed bynational captioning institute] [captions co
to be more relaxing than entertaining in washington. she was less worried serving 100 people here than 20 in washington. many important figures would be seated with them. thomas jefferson was frequently here. james monroe was here. henry clay. margaret smith. once while mrs. madison was serving at the head of the table the vice president offered to do the honors for her and she responded oh no, watch with what ease i do it. and he had to admit she did it with unparalleled ease. it was as if she were born and educated worsen inverse i. versailles. >> and looking at their life when they returned there, how was it compared to when they lived in the white house? >> i think they were besieged by people who wanted to associate themselves with the mad sons. many visitors in addition to -- political visitors in addition to family and friend. sort of like the washingtons and the jeffersons. everybody wanted to meet the great personages. so they had people in the house with them. not only relatives but many political visitors as well. >> she was devoted to him and getting his papers together in tha
. programs on every first lady from martha washington wine mckinley. tonight, harriet lane. quite she is probably the most tragic of all the first ladies. she hated it with a passion. she did not move into the white house with peace. >> they had eight rooms they had to furnish. when she arrived, she basically holed up and spent much of her time writing letters to her dead son. she called them my presaged child. a very poignant letter. , andey were returning there was a terrible accident. . it was devastating for the family. god.she concluded this was forhe house was too much jane to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. >> most regarded peer us as a failure in the office. >> it was the happiest of all presidencies. >> good evening. on this program, we learned about the final first ladies of the antebellum era. whose tenurepierce was defined by overwhelming loss. the time she and her husband are brought to the executive mansion, they have lost all fore of their young sons the next 45 minutes, we will .elve into jane pierce good evening. welcome. >
. .. with the president to announce plans for the march on washington. in support of the civil rights act. >> june 12th, 1963 as everest was returning home for the naacp meeting member byron shot him in his driveway as he was getting out of his car. evers was killed instantly. ♪ ♪ >> randolph and fellow americans , the national urban league is honored to be a participant in this historic occasion. our presence here reflects not only the civil rights communities increasing the awareness of the urban league, but most important it says and i hope what and clear that while intelligence, maturity and strategy dictates a civil rights agency we use different methods and we are all united as never before on the goal of first class citizenship. >> to present to you the moral leader of the nation. i have the pleasure to present to you dr. martin luther king. [applause] i am happy to join with you today what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. [applause] five years ago, a great american in the shadow we stand today signed the emancipation proclamatio
in march 2011. in a washington post piece today, they write about that just a little bit. they say despite government assurances that they would protect the right of peaceful protesters, massacres only increased in severity, and the serious government deployed tanks and rooftop snipers and established checkpoints to control movements. this was back in 2011. a point out the defection of officers, with the free serious army back in july 2011, and the video of the officers issued at that time. here is kevin. he is calling from fort wayne, indiana, on our independent line. >> thank you, first of all, c- span for airing this program tonight. it was a wonderful display of democracy. in terms of the position of where i feel our government should take, i was in total agreement with the representative from new hampshire added would be nice and would be refreshing if forth itsould carry constitutional duties, because if any military action is taken, any form of military action is taken, we are first and foremost looking at committing an act of war. therefore, congress should be involved in deciding
with that. we can do better. there is political dysfunction in washington. politicians say, this is the best we can do. i think i would agree. i think getting rid of the loopholes, expenditures, bringing the -- rate down, identifying infrastructure spending, retraining the workforce, there are things we need to do. we need to make our country more competitive so that other people want to buy. >> is it safe to say that politics is the greatest impediment to growth? will the economy be held back? >> yes.[laughter] that is the biggest obstacle. the second one is the mindset. we grow up believing that finance was the next level of capitalism. that somehow, you better agriculture, manufacturing, services, and if you are really lucky, you can do finance. the description of my industry changed from financial services which is this notion that you served the real economy, to finance with the notion that your standalone. we need to realize that right now we don't have a financial service industry that supports the economy enough. there is a mindset issue. i agree with john and sheila that we have to
an op-ed in the washington journal, urging congress to reverse sequestration, or watch military readiness go into decline. mckenzie, why don't we start with you? i will ask you a couple of questions, and then we will go to the audience. we are going to finish at 11:30. .> thank you for monitoring -- for moderating. it is a pleasure to be up here with you and my good friend michael, who recently authored but we were also together with secretary hegel and his team last week, at the briefing about these choices and the outlook. i am sure we will talk about what was discussed in that conversation. i think you have set the ground very well. that important to remember sequester is not the starting point. so much in washington feels like we are always starting at square one. but sequestration is the fourth year of budget cuts. the drawdown has been well under way. our spending peaked in 2010. there has been reduction in capacity and real budget cuts ever since. roughly, been almost, a $1 trillion taken out of current or planned dod spending before sequestration. that is why this is tou
surveillance and human rights. on the next "washington journal," we'll discuss north carolina's new voter identification law in light of the supreme court's decision to strike down the parts of the voting rights act. our guest is myrna perez. we'll also be joined by lock heed martin vice president steve o'brien to discuss the uture of the company's joint strike fighter. the pentagon is planning to use more than 2,400 of the advanced technology aircraft in all branches of the military. at an estimated cost of $1.5 trillion. earlier this year on c-span's q&a d, a reporter discussed his trip to the lock heed martin ighter demonstration center. >> to sit in a flight simulator that they have. >> where? >> very interesting question. just across the river this crystal city, virginia. not more than a 10-minute car ride from capitol hill. and it's part of their flight demonstration center. it looks like a futuristic kind of museum and it's a place where not just journalists can go but members of congress and their staff members and other government officials. and so it's a chance to show off the v
the future . usepentagon is planning to advanced aircraft in all branches of the military. washington or lost arts tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern and everyday at 7:00 a.m.. tomorrow night, we will be bringing you the new york city mayor's with six candidates ,ncluding christine quinn anthony weiner. we will have live coverage beginning at 6:00 and the debate at 7:00 eastern. that will be a live simulcast. you can follow here on c-span and >> our series, first ladies, influence and image, season two, premieres monday, september 9. in august, we are bringing you encore performance -- one.ntations of season tonight, here on c-span, lucy hayes. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> it is so unfair to her. it is a dismissive, condescending title. it suggests she is smooth talking and her function in life was to not serve alcohol. lucy hayes is so much more. as was her husband. everything she accomplished in the white house was in spite of the fact her husband's legitimacy to be president was questioned. >> she
.m. eastern, washington journal" is live." the center for strategic and international studies hosted a session today with the iraqi foreign affairs minister. u.s.-likely to discuss iraq relations, the syrian civil war, and the political unrest in egypt. live coverage starts at 10 a.m. eastern on c-span. " the road to the white house 2016" features amy klobuchar of minnesota. will honor former first lady and secretary of state hillary clinton who will not attend the event. that is live at 7 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> at the republican national committee in boston, writes previous moderated a conversation highlighting the parties outreach efforts to women and minority communities. the us is 40 minutes. >> first, to my left she was elected to the house of representatives at age 23 and is in her fourth term and is on the finance committee and has a record on leading on women's health and job growth and is a leader in the latino community. she is in her fourth term, on the finance committee and as a record of leading and women's health and job growth. she is also a leader in the latino c
out of washington, not out of syria. you read in the israeli media, they lead stories -- the u.s. lead stories. what is going on with that? >> who knows? some speculation is that people at the state department who are upset that wants us to have a more forward leaning policy and therefore, leaking in order to shame in the administration into action and others may be -- there are people concerned israeli action will lead to escalation. to therefore, they want deter this rallies from acting. i do not know. maybe it is all or none of the above. maybe people who cannot keep their mouths closed. who knows. >> first of all my congratulations on an amazing study. , the question of retaliation. we'll talk more next week. seems tos media, it imply for one statement if there was a strike, they would not respond. or if there was something and at undermining the regime they would. >> with regard to has blood -- hezbollah, you should be answering this. syria, they do not need to open a second front at this point, they have their hands full. as a result, the response would be very restraint. -- the
and economic inequality. the event is part of the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. live coverage at 6 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. >> on c-span's end core presentation of "first ladies". >> garfield went to chicago to announce somebody else for president, so, of course, lucretia had no expect nation that over the -- expectation that over the next five months 17,000 people would show up on her property. that many people, obviously, unexpected, uninvited started to cause a lot of damage to the outside of the property. we know that lucretia garfield was a very gracious host to people that were invited if, she would offer them during the campaign what she called standing refreshment which meant she was very gracious, offered them a cold glass of water or lemonade but conspicuously no chair to sit in was she didn't -- because she didn't want them to overstay their weekend. >> "first ladies" continues tonight at 9 ian on c-span. >> we have this 16-acre piece of land, we have so put something on it, or maybe not. of it was just an open-ended what do we do with it, right in and everyone
tyler before she became mrs. tyler. >> the only problem is julia tyler was in washington before she married the president. she was very, very popular. and she had plings flings, whatever that means today, with a lot of different men, a lot of different much older men. she seemed to attract a lot of older men. but whatever went on between julia and buchanan was really negligentible. >> and ultimately married one 30 years her senior. >> yes. >> who became president. >> yes. >> and the next call from barbara in brookhaven, pennsylvania. >> i too remember the story when i visited wheatland about a broken-hearted buchanan when his fan say jilted him. it has something to do with her family's objection to him. so apparently was just so broken hearted there was just never anyone else for him. i remember hearing that story from a tour guide when i went through wheatland. >> thank you. here's a request from wallace lee. president buchanan was originally from merserburg, pennsylvania, born and raised, and he moved to lancaster as an adult. it is discertaining to say he was from lancaster. >> h
for the great revolution. can you imagine what washington, jefferson, atoms, the others would say? steve on the independent line. long day home after my of work, at once every three months, i go through one of those checks for the do sobriety checks. or you go pulled over through them? once you reach a certain point, you can't turn left or right. talk to't typically every single person there, but they pick and choose who they think might be drinking. me because ithers am working. laws.ot breaking any this happens hundreds of times a night every night and saves thousands of lives. with't have our problem them finding out who i am calling because i am not going any what i shouldn't. i don't know why so many people -- i don't think this is something that we have to worry about. is save're trying to do lives. it is that simple. >> i am so glad i got on. i think nasa is intrusion. in may of 1919, the allied forces obtained a copy of communist rules and regulations. 50 years later, let's read the rules. barack the gun, get them away from religion, make them superficial, destroy them. get contr
. they tried to get out of the white house to a house that they had in another part of washington. >> there was concern about the cleveland children at that time. people will concern. how do the cleveland's approach this? >> people decided that they did not like her. she started closing the white house gates so that the public could not see the children or her when they were out on the grounds. she even uncovered a kidnapping plot, which made her more vigilant to the children. >> we have another video on the cleveland children. >> white house children have always been popular with the public. when she became first lady, she was a young bride. she developed her style. when grover cleveland was reelected, both baby ruth and the harrison grandchild were part of the campaign. this is a piece of sheet music. the music talks about the two babies vying for who will be the next baby in the white house. during the second term, the cleveland's had their second child. her name was esther. esther cleveland. she has eyes that open and close. the public was so fascinated with them. every time t
organizations like congreso this cannot be done from within washington. it never has been the idea that it would be done. we need partners on the ground. that is why the navigator branch rolled out last week. every community health center in the country has gone resources to hire education and enrollment people. a lot of hospitals are training their own staff. we of train that several thousands that will be part of the network. this is now translated into reaching out in communities where we know there are large numbers of uninsured. being available on the fun in-- on the phone, on thethe web to answer questions and encouraging people to take advantage of the offer to did they have -- of the opportunity they have.for the first time to get health security for themselves and their family. >> [indiscernible] >> this was never appropriated. we certainly have gone back to congress a number of times for outreach and education funding. that budget has not been forthcoming. we're working with the resources we have, but knowing that makes partnerships -- they were always going to be hugely important, but
thoreau lamenting we have become tools of error tools. you have to understand how tools work in washington and downrange. in stewart's world, legal authorities, funding, how to work effectively in an interagency domain, what can we tong together - you have cast the net widely and this is the challenge for the stabilization community. you need to be inclusive. everyone needs to be in the room. that can create a little bit of angst at senior levels if it is a delicate issue where the future direct and is not clear. the human resources, i think, is hugely significant. i do think that's at various phases of a career, management capacity and the ability to andrstand who knows what who brings what to the table can be very helpful especially the country team level. generals don't report to ambassadors but ambassadors are the leading voice. coordination is absolutely required. having the country team with the right level of skills and capabilities -- it worked quite well in a country like columbia at various points in time for example, is really vital. i would not accept there is going to be inev
and take it to washington. mr. reagan reminded her she was not going to be doing a lot of cooking when she was at the white house, so they left it for the renters. they started out a little bit lower middle class, smaller houses, people moving into the neighborhood, and the neighborhood was starting to grow. mary wanted to not only keep up with the joneses, she wanted to be the joneses. >> the that is a glimpse of the lincolns' life together. how did they meet? they were 10 years apart in age. >> that is right. it has been speculated that a relationship with the stepmother may have been a factor, but in 1839, she went to springfield. why springfield? a sister was married to a man who was governor of territorial illinois, said she was immediately thrown into the social set. springfield was a tiny town, maybe 2500 people. >> she was wealthy and well educated. >> this is something i think people tend to overlook. why lincoln was attracted to her in the first place. classic opposites. this was a young woman who frankly could have had her choice. future senators expressed interest in mary. she
, and more conversation coming up on c-span and c-span radio tomorrow morning. on washington journal, a preview of the president's 2 -- dave was to her, and with the cato institute, a report on the rising costs of social security disability insurance, and looking at the future of the lockheed martin lightning two strike fighter program, and then a senior contributor for defense on his article on what the nsa were charged probably looks like, all of that tomorrow morning beginning at 7:00 a.m. on c-span and c-span radio, and tomorrow, a two -- they bus to her, talking about college costs syracuse, newin york, that will be live on c- hall is backe town tomorrow night. we start at 7:00 30 eastern, and education will be the education will be the focus. we hope you join us tomorrow night for c-span townhall. >> season two of first ladies begins monday, september 9 with a look at the life of edith roosevelt. all this month, we show you encore presentations of season one. every weeknight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, tonight it is lucretia garfield. ♪ >> it's only in recent years that a lot of sc
the discussion. as a matter of fact, that will lead off on "washington journal" tomorrow morning. bill carry on the conversation -- they will carry on the conversation -- is the cost of college worth it? there's a story about the members of congress who take trips overseas paid for by lobbyists. we will discuss possible cuts in federal aid to states with marsha howard. show focus on what could happen if state funding -- if congress does not reach a deal. we will take your questions about the labor department's latest regional job summary. it is a report that found upon it that live tomorrow morning at seven eastern. season two of "first ladies" begins monday, september 9, with the look at the life of edith roosevelt. we are showing encore presentations for season one every weeknight at 9:00 eastern. every first lady. tonight, frances cleveland. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> frances cleveland was a celebrity lady unlike anyone before her. to help us understand the frances cleveland sensation sweeping
that is done, then we go on to act of congress and another guy at "the washington post" and back in the 1970s there was a big difference between then and now it is just that these guys have written. collision 2012 is written and there was a similar writing back in the 2008 campaign. all the guys involved, and that is coming out in august. the other one is through the perilous fight, which is by steve bulger, also someone i used to work with closely. we look back at the six weeks during the war of 1812. >> we saw the movie. two let us know what you are reading this summer. post on her facebook page or send us a twitter tweet or send us e-mail at booktv@c-span.org. >> mayor and council chairman, they face each other in one of the most contentious and expensive elections in the recent history. raising nearly $5 million in an attempt to hold onto his seat. and vincent gray race only $2 million. but shortly after he took office in 2011, a candidate for mayor had told "the washington post" that she was paid and promised a job during the election. federal investigators soon discovered that much of b
as cms goes, they are ready. exchanges, medicare expansions will be ready to go. why state of washington, we are going to have 80% registered by the first of march. we are already ready to go. an aggressive awareness campaign all along the west coast. california, oregon, and washington. you watch, the rest of this dias is going to be looking insane, why can't we have that -- from wherever they're from. my constituents seeing already an average of $500 per family in insurer rebate from parts of the already working to hold insurers accountable for how they spend the premium dollars they take in. this is not an investigation in pursuit of better government. it is a desperate 11th hour attempt to stop a law that will help americans. part of me to believe that people who have made no proposals -- hard for me to believe that people that made no proposals are saying to people back home, don't dare sign up for this, this obamacare, it is going to be awful for you. to wind up -- i don't know how you run for office telling people that you don't want to. and the proposal that is on the table here t
and on " washington journal conquer the 1963ook back at march on washington and how america has changed in the last 50 years. several live event's to tell you about morning -- the national is this group on health releases a survey on large employer help benefits. that is on c-span two at 10 eastern. also at 10 a.m. on c-span three, the center for american progress hosts a discussion on cuts to early education childhood programs like head start. the 50thmoration of anniversary of the march on washington on c-span including speeches by president obama, bill clinton, jimmy carter, and members of the family of martin luther king junior. our live coverage from the memorial begins at 11 a.m. eastern. one of the things i looked at was a lot of the county records, the counties where these colleges are. when you look at the colonial county records, you will have the name of the president or the name of the professor and then listed with their taxable property will be an enslaved person or two or three. brought their slaves to school? >> yes, if you look at the name of the president and three lines overcome a p
, the president was inaugurated in march. march was the timeframe. you can see things like the washington, d.c. selecting him at the capital. john marshall was selected. i want to go to 1798 with the passage of the alien and sedition act. what is the view of both adamses on this? >> some people thought we were about to be overrun by french revolutionaries and the a were influencing people in america. there were rumors that cities would be burned. it was terrorism they were anticipating. for example, the opposition party, the democratic republican party was very enthusiastic about the french and some of the ideals of the french revolution. >> jefferson in particular. >> this is where they begin to go in different directions. also, some of the press is very vehement in their criticism of the administration. so they muzzled the press and said that this is probably the thing that john adams is most criticized for. abigail, i believe, supported john. abigail was even more vehement during i think she is even more conservative than john during that time. >> the upshot of this, the people who were b
of the reserve officers association. >> on the next "washington journal," the national oceanic >> with more coverage of nonfiction books in the book industry every weekend on booktv. including this saturday at 6 p.m. eastern,. >> what you did your father by the book? >> 1933. you just gotten out of the government. you been out about three weeks. he had been governor of the federal reserve board and started the reconstruction finance corporation under hoover, and the state of the federal reserve chairman for a little while under roosevelt and then he was gone. because he didn't like roosevelt's monetary policy. the post came up three weeks later for auction on the steps of the building, and he bought it anonymously. >> what did he pay for? >> $825,000. >> how many newspapers were in washington for? >> there were five, and the post was six in the field of five. and so it had about a circulation of 50,000 in a broken down building. so he started in. he was a businessman he thought he knew how to turn around businesses but he really had never had any newspaper experience, and encountered the mo
for "washington journal." >> live pictures from the in washington dc we're re-our continuing our live coverage celebrating the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. have a new panel on the civil rights movement hosted by the w.k. kellogg foundation. we will be joined by marc morial who is the president of the national urban league. >> good morning. saying goodr morning in a way that i would hear, and with that sort of energy. thank you all. this is such a joy to be here in this historic week about to celebrate our history and to envision and move forward toward creating the future that we all want, and certainly the future that our children deserve. christopher, the vice president of the program strategy at the w.k. kellogg foundation. you on like to welcome behalf of our staff and our over theon -- all nation. solidarity behind this idea that no light can live forever, and we must heal for our children's sake. when mr. kellogg built the foundation he said do what you will with the money, so long as it benefits the children. during his lifetime he worked to help vulnerable children. whe
of "the washington post" and "the boston globe." after that, the chair of the homeland security subcommittee, peter king, former new york times reporter judith miller and others examine the issue of balancing national security with the protection of civil liberties. then journalists talk about how news organizations cover politics in the digital age of social media. and later, remarks from a recent global education summit with former unicef director carol bellamy and a former child refugee from the sudanese civil war. >> booktv in prime time continues this week. tonight after "the communicators," we'll bring you authors from book fairs and festivals. at 8:30 p.m. eastern, we begin with oscar goodman at freedom fest. he talks about "being oscar: from mob lawyer to mayor of las vegas." after that, we'll go to this year's printer's row literary festival to hear about "the cooked seed." then on to bookexpo be america in new york city city with erica jong who talks about "fear of flying." and we finish with author and radio talk show host larry elder at the los angeles times festival
in its great swift arc between the rebels and washington and the susquehanna river. i can only say now that it appears to me that i must move toward the susquehanna, keeping washington and baltimore well covered, only if the enemy is checked or if he turns toward baltimore when he tried to give him battle once is army turned away to concentrate near gettysburg, he considered his work done. in his first impulse was to pull his own army back and dig in and behind the creek 25 miles to the southeast and not keep a shield in place between the confederates in the capital. he was not inclined to go hunting with robert lee. having thus relieved here is a bird in philadelphia, he concluded that it was now time to look to his own army and assume positions for offense or defense, or rest to the troops and that meant the collecting of our troops behind pike creek. it was john reynolds picture -- alas i don't have it here. [laughter] unless my faithful assistant wants to click for me on this. click someone. [laughter] there we go. john bolton reynolds. john was directing the army corps than made t
much, both of you. [applause] >> on the next "washington journal," a look at how the u.s. protected citizens and interests . our guest is chad suite, former chief of staff at the hom homeland security department. talking about the lobbying efforts for immigration reform to the august congressional recess with eliseo medina. and then spotlight on magazines, bloomberg businessweek discussing a recent article about the $4.5 billion construction project for the new homeland security department headquarters. "washington journal" is live every morning at 7:00 eastern. institution, defense cuts coming in 2014, some of the most harmful to the military under sequestration. eventts were part of an on the effective budget cuts on military preparedness. you can see it in its entirety any time at c-span.org. here is a look. >> if you look at the 2014 would behe cuts that required by sequestration are so harsh for that year and there's no way to phase them in realistically. it is even a worse debacle than the sequestration and the pain that occurs in that year towards even what we're going throug
, a pizza party that took place today in washington school; is that right? >> that's right. >> we have the scholar awe thoor from california who came to union city to throw a pizza party, and i'd like the scholar author to explain himself. david? >> i was lucky enough to spend a year here in new jersey, a transformative experience for me. a lot of the time, i was in washington. when i was told i was going to be in washington elementary school and spread the news with the architects of the transformation, he said, god, union city is confident. it's one of the elite schools, and i spent a lot of time in room 210 in ms. molly's 3rd grade classroom with kids -- [applause] , and, aleah, would you stand up? that was where i was mr. david to the kids. i'm sure -- 8th graders -- 8-year-olds are passionate folks. i was mobbed so much that we would work, okay, table one, you mob mr. david, and table two, go mob mr. david, and a pizza party was a tradition, and so today, you know, i was doing a public tv show, and i'm here tonight with, in a lot of ways, the best part of the day was the pizza par
to washington d.c. i had clear views about what education reform should look like right to allied with the vouchers because the democrats think they are bad because you take the money away from the pork that needed them or let -- the core that need it the most but when i arrived in washington there is a publicly funded voucher program that was about to be reauthorize so they said you are the top education official what do you think? i knew what i thought so i did not want to jump to conclusions so i would meet with the mes throughout the city and how the discussions that i had absolutely change my mind i was meeting with parents mostly low-income single moms and they have done everything you want to a mother to do cover research neighborhood schools and only 10 percent of the kids were on grade level so might child has and the percent chance of failure then they would apply to the outer boundary lottery process to win one of the spots and inevitably they would lose because there were thousands of people applied with a handful spots and they would say now what? in one i was looking
the supreme court for the washington post and has done so since 2006 and has been a reporter and editor at " the washington post" for 26 years. from" the newis york times." pete williams has covered the court and the justice department for nbc news for the past 20 years and prior to that, he was assistant secretary of defense in the george h w bush administration. who morrow is at the end covers the court for the national law journal and prior to that, he was a reporter for " legal times" and" usa today." i want to introduce terry to wner in the middle of all these reporters. she is here because she is an academic from oakland university who studies to things that are quite relevant to this particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press and the other is the role of new media. we will start with professor towner and after she finishes her presentation, we will go tonythe line from tom on and then we will open it up for questions. oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and media and politics and this is one of the reasons i am h
, a week ago today, when you saw our sector estate john kerry open negotiations in washington between the israelis and the palestinians, that's diplomacy. and when president obama and russian president vladimir putin and the chinese president xi jinping meet in st. petersburg as i think they will and a couple of weeks to talk about global economic problems, that, too, is diplomacy. when president bush and president obama negotiated one by one free trade agreements between the united states and colombia and panama, that's economic diplomacy. and when nations meet to fight climate change and try to eradicate trafficking of women and children and try to fight global drug and crime cartel, that's multilateral diplomacy. when we move tons, hundreds of thousands of tons of food aid to poor countries where people are starving, like north korea, that's humanitarian diplomacy. so diplomacy encompasses those thousands of actions taken each day by government, like ours, by international organizations like the u.n. by nonprofit organizations like the gates foundation to connect, connect countries
caller said to hope that you would cover the black american leadership alliance, a case in washington dc where he had black americans and white americans and is paired americans marching together as citizens, not asking for entitlements, but asking for jobs, which is a big complaint you have. -- bit more skin be more wrong about how to get the hispanic vote. the 2000 elections, there was only one candidate who actually had written an amnesty, though everyone knew was for amnesty, and that was john mccain. healy got 31% of these panic vote in that election. the only thing i think president obama has set in the debates was that he wasn't forgiving drivers licenses to illegal analysts -- illegal aliens. 31% of the vote compared to obama's 67%. he didn't even get half of the hispanic vote. everyone knows he is pro- amnesty. the is the way to attract hispanic vote? they are not only wrong, but they are insulting hispanic americans. host: why do republicans like itris say they have to do for the sake of the future of the party? caller: because it sounds right. because when you say, you think,
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